Child Abuse Commentary From Cathy – A Near Tragedy

by Cathy
(Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada)

This story is in response to Marina from Prince George re: Clifford Olson (Canada's most notorious serial child killer). When I was 14 years old, in 1976, I went to Port Alberni (on Vancouver Island) with my 12-year-old sister. We had argued, and she was walking ahead of me. A car pulled up beside me, and a man opened the door. He said nothing, and I did not get in the car. He did the same with my sister, up ahead of me. She did not get in the car. I saw his face again on TV when they arrested him. I have never forgotten this.

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